Teacher of Drama & Head of Year (Sixth Form)

Hours: Full-time Salary: £44592 - £64806 (MPS/UPS inner London plus TLR 2C of £7847)

A fantastic opportunity for a dynamic colleague to join our vibrant and successful school.

Hampstead School is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, staff engagement forums, in-school facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds. We welcome applications from colleagues who are looking to work part time and will always consider job shares or other flexible arrangements.

The Performing Arts Faculty is a vibrant and creative team who strive to provide ambitious and exciting opportunities for the students though our curriculum and extra-curricular programme. Faculty members constantly strive to raise student achievement and offer students every opportunity to develop confidence, resilience and independence.

We need you to be:

  • A highly-reflective teacher who wants to develop and improve their practice
  • Committed to having strong relationships with staff and students
  • Passionate about teaching Drama
  • An outstanding teacher who is able to inspire young people, develop their communication skills and improve the outcomes for our students.What we offer:
    • Drama is extremely successful at Hampstead School, with students achieving strongly over consecutive years
    • a collaborative department that is experienced, innovative and supportive
    • As a people-centred organisation we offer an outstanding employee support package
    • Hampstead School has an amazing record of professional development leading to rapid career progression at all levels

    The Head of Year plays a crucial role in creating a culture in which the students in their year group recognise the importance of ambition, critical thought, effort and kindness. In setting the tone for a cohort, and co-ordinating targeted interventions, the Head of Year has the ability to have an impact at a whole-school and individual level. In the Sixth Form, the Head of Year plays a vital role in supporting students to maximise their potential so that they can progress to ambitious destinations.

    The Head of Year’s work with tutors is pivotal in our attempts to know and understand each of the young people we work with, and their work with Heads of Faculty and Subject Leaders is key to ensuring students make outstanding academic progress. Their interaction with parents and carers strengthens the home-school relationship and communication with external agencies helps build the team around our most vulnerable children.

    This role would be suitable for a candidate who would like to gain pastoral experience and to extend their impact on students at

    Please visit our website for more information about Hampstead School.

    Hampstead School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check. Checks will be made with previous employers and online searches will be done as part of due diligence on shortlisted candidates.